Tuesday night, Nome Police asked the public for assistance in identifying persons at the city morgue. But Mayor Richard Beneville said there is no uncertainty.
The body was discovered Monday around 11 p.m. The remains will be sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Anchorage to confirm the identity.
The satellite used to record sea ice data in the Arctic malfunctioned in April, and scientists are scrambling to calibrate a month of missing data.
Gladys Aningayou was last seen Thursday evening. Gambell residents have searched the community, including abandoned buildings and camps, but they’ve found no sign of Aningayou.
Nome’s City Council discussed how to deal with declining revenue at its mid-day work session Thursday.
On Friday, the students of Anvil City Science Academy will perform condensed versions of three Shakespearean plays.
At a work session Thursday night, City Finance Director Julie Liew said port revenue is expected to increase by more than 12 percent next year.
An ice jam from the nearby Inmachuk River flooded the only road to the village’s airport.
The school board has also approved a new literacy program for Nome Elementary and new social studies textbooks for Nome-Beltz Jr/Sr High.
A two-day workshop in Nome is bringing together village leaders, university researchers, and government officials to discuss climate change adaptation in the region.